November 26, 2020, 6:49pm

What a pleasure to hear soothing words from our president-elect Joe Biden.
Soothing words that lift our spirits up, not words that drag us down into the depths of despair.
Trump shows you who he is- his silence is deafening.
He has no words of truth or compassion because he is only interested in himself and his need for revenge and retaliation.
The people voted in droves this year to make their voices heard. And we welcome this thanksgiving as … Read more »

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September 04, 2020, 3:31pm

Dear all…

Don’t assume anything is active, because it may be inactive!

We can’t trust Trump with this election knowing how he is conniving to steal it!

A friend forwarded this to me this morning (see below.) Please make sure you’re registered to vote. This election is too important…

Hoping you’re all well…

Barbra

About 10 weeks ago … I just thought to myself … I’m gonna check on my STATUS and be SURE nothing can go wrong.

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May 05, 2020, 8:34am
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May 03, 2020, 4:36pm
I first met Cis Corman in acting class when I was 16! She was 32 and had four children. She remained my best friend and surrogate mother since then. I treasured our lifelong friendship, her intelligence, her taste, and her integrity. I loved Cis dearly and will miss her forever. She was also Auntie Cis to my son Jason.
 
Cis cast our first film for Barwood Films, Up the Sandbox. Cis went on to become a pre-eminent casting director
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April 14, 2020, 3:29pm

In times of crises, we join together as one nation indivisible.  We salute our true heroes – the doctors, nurses, scientists, clinicians, pharmacists, food workers and every first responder who compromises their own safety and well-being to ensure ours.

This pandemic has the potential to bring out the best in us — not only as citizens of the United States, but as a global community with a common goal.

Sadly, a lack of leadership compounds the fear and confusion we … Read more »

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March 31, 2020, 9:27am

The Prince of Tides Criterion Edition – Out Now!

The Prince of Tides was released nearly 30 years ago… and I’ve just finished an updated director’s edition working with Criterion on this new package for over a year. I hope you enjoy it as much as I’ve enjoyed doing it.

We’ve restored the movie to a 4K restoration…and I combined commentary that I recorded in 1991 with new commentary that I recorded this past year. There is a special making-of featurette, along with some archival interviews recorded at the

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March 03, 2020, 9:57pm

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November 12, 2003, 1:00am

In all the talk about the Reagans TV miniseries that was supposed to be shown on CBS, reality and fiction have become blurred. That account of Reagan’s presidency and marriage was always designed to be a fictional movie based on reality – not a documentary, not a news piece.

It’s ironic that the larger fabrication is not this fictional movie with actors, but the real-life distortion of the truth told by this current president and members of his administration. The … Read more »

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November 11, 2003, 1:00am

The right wing has, over the past few decades, made a strategic decision to claim that the media has a “liberal” bent so that they could shift the news further to the right. Turning on television or radio would clue anyone into the obvious fact that this myth simply isn’t true and hasn’t been for a long time. Here are some facts:

  • According to figures published in the Washington Post, of the top 45 rated talk radio shows, there are
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November 04, 2003, 1:00am

I am deeply disappointed that CBS, the network that in 1964 gave me complete artistic control in creating television specials, now caved in to right wing Republican pressure to cancel the network broadcast of the movie The Reagans. (And I say MOVIE – because this is NOT a documentary – it’s a television drama.) The movie will now be aired on Showtime, where the difference in viewership is in the millions.

One can only imagine the kind of pressure that … Read more »

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July 30, 2003, 1:00am

Recently, I decided to go back through my website and reread some
of the statements I have written and links to articles I have posted.
2003 has been such a tumultuous year already … Now we have the publicized
revelations that the Bush administration exaggerated evidence of Iraq’s
weapons of mass destruction and falsely implied that there were strong
connections between al Qaeda and Iraq. Looking back, however, it is
clear that these facts were known even before the war… … Read more »

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June 26, 2003, 1:00am

Has this new era of secrecy, lies, and deceit in the government and
corporations started to infect our states, our cities, our communities,
our core values and beliefs? We cannot let our politicians and corporate
CEOs get away with lying to us. The president steals such slogans
as “Leave No Child Behind” and then cuts funding for schools
serving low-income children. The president told us he was against
nation-building, then he invaded Iraq using what we now know was faulty… Read more »

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June 18, 2003, 1:00am

I have reflected a great deal over the years about the need for dialogue
and unity among various minority and progressive communities. The
presidential primary process is underway, and this is the time when
the candidates within the Democratic party work to differentiate themselves
from one other. It is important, however, to keep in mind that the
end goal for all of us is to elect a Democratic president who will
work to provide a decent education for the most … Read more »

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June 13, 2003, 1:00am

     Is technological growth outweighing
spiritual growth?


     That question has posed itself recently
as the spiraling miracles of technology devise seemingly infinite
ways in which certain websites can strip away our last shreds of privacy
and confidentiality.


     In 1984, Barbra Streisand was in the
Middle East and appeared on the Good Morning America show via inter-continental
satellite. A common practice now, that technology was in its early
stages, and Streisand commented at the end of the interview, “If only
our hearts … Read more »

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April 15, 2003, 1:00am

Well, it looks like we are about to win the war in Iraq … no surprise
there. The U.S. military is so powerful that we can pretty much overpower
any country we want at this point – but does that mean we should?
The 117 American and 31 British soldiers dead so far and the countless
number of Iraqi deaths (and now we are told we may never know the
actual number of Iraqi civilians and military personnel killed) are… Read more »

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April 04, 2003, 2:00am

President Bush’s plans for Iraq include rebuilding Iraqi schools …
but what about American schools?

Why can’t we provide better education to our young people?

With all of the wealth in this country, why do we have schools in
low-income neighborhoods that are overcrowded, lack accredited teachers
and even lack basic supplies?

The entire basis for the “capitalist dream” – the idea that you can
come from nothing and achieve success if you just work hard enough
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March 24, 2003, 2:00am

I pray for America’s military servicemen and women and their families.
I pray that this war is over quickly, that our troops come home safely
and that there are few civilian casualties.

I find it tragic that the Bush administration’s attempts at diplomacy
failed so miserably and have led us to the point of starting a war
that might have been avoided.

Thank God the constitution enables all citizens to exercise their
freedom of speech to say what they believe. … Read more »

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October 25, 2020, 5:51pm
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August 30, 2020, 4:04pm

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August 17, 2020, 5:39pm

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July 20, 2020, 10:39am

Democracy Is Dying, Starting in Portland

​Reports confirm that law abiding American citizens are being plucked off the streets of Portland, Oregon, by otherwise unidentified groups of men wearing camouflage clothing, carrying weapons, and cruising in unmarked combat vehicles.

​The same reports identify these vigilantes as troops from U.S. Customs and Border Patrol and security services under the control of the Department of Homeland Security.  The acting deputy secretary of DHS, Ken Cuccinelli, stated what many immediately believed, that this … Read more »

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July 12, 2020, 1:33pm

Trump can’t handle the truth!

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July 05, 2020, 7:38am

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June 29, 2020, 10:16am
By Guy Raz
June 18, 2020

Whenever I hear white Americans say “my family had nothing to do with slavery so why should I apologize” I think of Willy Brandt.

Willy Brandt was Germany’s Chancellor from 1969 to 1974. In 1970, he made an historic visit to Poland. Brandt came to the site of the Warsaw Ghetto—an open-air walled prison where the Nazis forced Jews to live before “liquidating” it in 1943. Brandt came to acknowledge Germany’s culpability in the
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June 03, 2020, 8:15am
Dear family and friends,
 
Firstly, I hope this email finds you in good health as we navigate life through this global COVID-19 pandemic. 
 
I am writing today regarding the racial injustices that have been brought to the nation’s forefront in the wake of the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and Tony McDade. I am sure that many of you, like I am, are devastated by their deaths and the systemic racism that their killings reveal. At the
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May 31, 2020, 4:29pm

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May 31, 2020, 4:28pm

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November 04, 2018, 7:03pm

It’s always upsetting when my words are taken out of context.

Here is the truth. When I started working on my 1976 movie, A Star is Born, I tried to get my friend Sydney Pollack to direct it. I hired Frank Pierson to rewrite the screenplay, but then he told me he wouldn’t do a second draft unless he also directed the film. And since Sydney was unavailable and we had to start shooting, I had to agree to … Read more »

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November 03, 2018, 6:21pm

I cloned Sammie once when she died… yet I keep hearing I cloned her two times. You can get a litter of puppies from one cloning… and that’s what we got. I also read that I cloned her in Korea… also untrue. It was in the USA. The cost was half of what they say!

I explained my reasons in this article which I feel I must share again.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/02/style/barbra-streisand-cloned-her-dog.htmlRead more »

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March 18, 2018, 11:21am

To clarity misinformation in a story issued by local Los Angeles television station, KABC, the nature of cloning occasionally results in the birth of a litter rather than a single animal. The cloning procedure in this case resulted in a litter of four beautiful puppies, three of which survived. The KABC story was inaccurate in it’s headline which stated that Ms. Streisand had had beloved Coton de Tuléar, Samantha, cloned twice. The fact is that in using the DNA of … Read more »

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March 13, 2018, 6:35pm

After putting out an article (on this website) about how fake news gets almost double the tweets than real news, I felt really sad. Why are people so drawn to insults and negativity? Why do fake stories sell more than true ones ? Is it human nature? It was disconcerting to see, in an article about me, how an anecdote about “the boys club” on a set gets turned into a vicious piece of nonsense. I was talking about a … Read more »

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March 05, 2018, 5:39pm

When I do an interview, I like to be quoted accurately. I also expect the truth to be told, with facts checked.

This is why I’m reluctant to give interviews without having quote approval. In last week’s Variety article, they mistakenly made it sound like I didn’t want to be in Funny Girl! What??? I fought hard for that part! How could they make that mistake? I loved the character of Fanny Brice (they even misspelled her name Franny).… Read more »

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December 02, 2014, 7:37am

That’s what the GOP senator who’ll be taking control of the environment committee told me several years ago.

By David Corn – MotherJones.com

The recent news on the front page of the New York Times was stark. As thousands of diplomats were gathering in Lima, Peru, to work on an agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions, scientists and climate policy experts were warning

that it now may be impossible to prevent the temperature of the planet’s atmosphere from rising by … Read more »

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June 28, 2012, 3:00am

Larry Kramer does not need me to publicize his beautiful play. It stands on its own. For the last time – I will answer his complaints, which rewrite history.

When I saw the play in 1985 I was very moved and immediately contacted Larry to acquire the rights. After going through several drafts with Larry, I hired another writer to develop a screenplay that was faithful to Larry’s play — but adapting it to make it more cinematic. It was … Read more »

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June 15, 2012, 10:00am

2cents…..

Haahaa…. If my sweet wife and I can ever get out of bed
(somedays it’s noon)… I have long planned to paper our vintage barn’s
outhouse walls, with these excremental egested rag articles that are
void of even a sniff of truth. Of course, she has held me back with
her gift for perfect decor. But I still say my idea is more
authentic,… Haahaa. Right?

Hillary and Bill Clinton have been friends now since I first
met them … Read more »

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May 22, 2012, 2:00am

“The most truthful part of a newspaper is the advertisements”

—Thomas Jefferson… Read more »

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May 02, 2012, 6:00am

Boy, Barbra must sell a lot of papers.  That tabloid keeps re-telling the same lies.… Read more »

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July 08, 2019, 5:24am

A behind-the-scenes look from Hyde Park.

Thanks for always capturing everything so wonderfully Russell James!

Photos from Barbra’s Performance in Hyde Park

Photos from Barbra’s Performance in Hyde Park

Photos from Barbra’s Performance in Hyde Park

Photos from Barbra’s Performance in Hyde Park

Photos from Barbra’s Performance in Hyde Park

Photos from Barbra’s Performance in Hyde Park

Photos from Barbra’s Performance in Hyde Park

 

Photos from Barbra’s Performance in Hyde Park

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June 24, 2019, 8:57am

BARBRA STREISAND

AUGUST 6th AT THE UNITED CENTER

TICKETS ON SALE MONDAY, JULY 1ST

Barbra Streisand sounded like diamonds. And porcelain and a freshly drawn bath and consommé.”  The New York Times

Monday, June 24, 2019. Chicago, IL – For Immediate Release. Barbra Streisand will bring her legendary live performance back to Chicago’s United Center for one night only – August 6th, it was announced today by her longtime manager Marty Erlichman.

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March 07, 2019, 3:57am

Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park – Barbra Streisand

The ultimate icon in London

Sunday 7th July 2019

Year after year, Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park brings the greatest artists to the stage in Hyde Park. This year, a true icon, pioneer and one of the most important artists of the last half-century will make her BST Hyde Park debut – Barbra Streisand. 
 
Known for her hit songs – ‘Guilty’, ‘Woman In Love’, ‘The Way We Were’, … Read more »

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November 03, 2018, 4:10pm

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November 03, 2018, 3:21pm
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October 26, 2018, 2:46pm

LYRICS

By Desmond Child.

Lady Liberty
Lift your lamp of hope a little higher
Burn that flame of freedom
Just a little brighter please
For all the world to see
And still believe

Oh, Lady Liberty
Show us how to stand and feel a little prouder
As the anthem plays let’s sing
And raise our voices even louder
Since the real danger lies in the sound of silence

Lady Liberty
I see you rise above the crashing waves
Bearing witness

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October 26, 2018, 2:44pm

LYRICS

By Desmond Child.

Lady Liberty
Lift your lamp of hope a little higher
Burn that flame of freedom
Just a little brighter please
For all the world to see
And still believe

Oh, Lady Liberty
Show us how to stand and feel a little prouder
As the anthem plays let’s sing
And raise our voices even louder
Since the real danger lies in the sound of silence

Lady Liberty
I see you rise above the crashing waves
Bearing witness

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October 20, 2018, 2:14pm

“Imagine / What a Wonderful World” from Barbra’s forthcoming album WALLS.

Pre-order WALLS, available everywhere November 2: http://smarturl.it/BarbraWalls Listen to “Imagine / What a Wonderful World” in full here: http://smarturl.it/imaginewawwsingle

Follow Barbra Streisand:

Instagram: http://instagram.com/barbrastreisand Twitter: http://twitter.com/barbrastreisand Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/barbrastreisand Official Website: http://barbrastreisand.comRead more »

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October 12, 2018, 12:35pm
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October 10, 2018, 10:01am

Written and directed by Barbra Streisand from her new album WALLS, available everywhere November 2.

Listen to “Don’t Lie To Me” and pre-order Walls here: http://smarturl.it/BarbraWallsRead more »

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